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June 6, 1966: "The Little Things" is released as a single. It would be Dolly's final pop-leaning single for Monument before the release of her breakout single, "Dumb Blonde".
June, 8, 1970: The compilation album, As Long as I Love, is released. It is comprised of recordings Dolly made before she left Monument for RCA in late 1967.
June 10, 2008: Emmylou Harris released her All I Intended to Be album. The album features Dolly and Vince Gill on "Gold". The album peaked at number four on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
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May 29, 1967: Bill Philips released his second studio album, Bill Phillips' Style. The album included the first recorded version of the Dolly and Bill Owens composition, "The Company You Keep" (Dolly's version would be included on her debut album in September 1967), in addition to another Parton–Owens composition, "Friends Tell Friends", which features harmony vocals by Dolly. The album peaked at number 43 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
May 30, 1989: Dolly released her twenty-ninth solo studio album, White Limozeen. The album peaked at number three on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
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June 1, 1992: "Light of a Clear Blue Morning" is released as the second single from the Straight Talk soundtrack album.
May 23, 2006: Rhonda Vincent released her All American Bluegrass Girl album featuring Dolly on "Heartbreaker's Alibi". The album peaked at number 43 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and number one on the Billboard Bluegrass Albums chart.
May 23, 2011: Dolly released "Together You and I" as the first single from her forty-third solo studio album, Better Day. The single peaked at number 67 on the UK Singles chart. She had previously recorded the song as a duet with Porter Wagoner on their Porter 'n' Dolly album in 1974.
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May 24, 1971: "The Right Combination" is released as the first single from Porter Wagoner and Dolly's seventh collaboration album, The Right Combination • Burning the Midnight Oil. The single peaked at number 14 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
May 17, 1994: Julio Iglesias released his Crazy album featuring a duet with Dolly on "When You Tell Me That You Love Me". The album peaked at number 30 on the Billboard 200.
May 17, 2017: Debbie Cochran released "Born Again Wildflower", featuring Dolly, as a single from her album of the same name.
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May 19, 1969: "Always, Always" is released as the second single from Porter and Dolly's album of the same name. The single peaked at number 16 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
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May 8, 1967: "Something Fishy" is released as a single. The song peaked at number 17 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and would be included on Dolly’s debut album, Hello, I’m Dolly, in September.
May 8, 2001: Hal Ketchum released his seventh studio album, Lucky Man. The album includes a duet with Dolly on "Two of the Lucky Ones".
May 8, 2001: The Songcatcher soundtrack album is released. It includes an original song by Dolly titled "When Love Is New". The album peaked at number 42 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and number 31 on the Billboard Independent Albums chart.
May 1, 2019: Ronnie Milsap released his duet with Dolly on an updated version of his hit song, "Smoky Mountain Rain", to Country radio as a single. It was released as a single to Adult Contemporary radio in June and peaked at number 27 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart.
May 2, 1983: Dolly released her twenty-fifth solo studio album, Burlap & Satin. The album peaked number five on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
May 2, 2000: Kathie Lee Gifford released her Born for You album. Dolly provides backing vocals on two tracks, "Born for You / Circle Game" and "Only My Pillow Knows".
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April 24, 1989: "Why'd You Come in Here Lookin’ Like That" is released as the first single from Dolly's twenty-ninth solo studio album, White Limozeen. The single peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
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April 26, 1976: "Is Forever Longer Than Always" is released as a stand-alone single. It would be Porter and Dolly's final duet single until 1980. It peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
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April 29, 1985: "Real Love", a duet with Kenny Rogers, is released as the second single from Dolly's album of the same name, her twenty-seventh solo studio album. The single peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
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April 30, 1973: "Traveling Man" is released as the only single from Dolly's twelfth solo studio album, Bubbling Over. A re-recording of a song Dolly had written and originally recorded for her 1971 album, Coat of Many Colors, the single peaked at number 20 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
April 17, 1999: Dolly released her thirty-sixth solo studio album, Precious Memories. Released on opening day of Dollywood's 14th season, the album was sold exclusively at the park with all proceeds going to the Dollywood Foundation. To promote the album, Dolly hosted a television special on TNN where she performed many of the songs from the album.
April 18, 2000: Johnny Russell released his Actin' Naturally album. The album features a duet with Dolly on "Making Plans", a song written by Russell which Dolly had previously recorded with Porter Wagoner (1980) and later Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt (1987).
April 19, 2014: The 45 single of "Home" / "Blue Smoke" is released for Record Store Day 2014. It was limited to 3,500 copies.
April 10, 2007: Brenda Lee released her Gospel Duets with Treasured Friends album. She duets with Dolly on "This Old House".
April 10, 2020: "I’m Gone", from Dolly's 2002 album Halos & Horns, is reissued as a single to promote the digital release of Little Sparrow, Halos & Horns, For God and Country, Live and Well, Those Were the Days, and Better Day.
April 11, 1983: "Potential New Boyfriend" is released as the only single from Dolly's twenty-fifth solo studio album, Burlap & Satin. The single peaked at number 20 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
April 3, 1978: "Tumbling Dice" and "I Never Will Marry" are released as a double A-side single from Linda Ronstadt’s Simple Dreams album. "I Never Will Marry" features harmony vocals by Dolly and peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
April 4, 1980: "Me and Little Andy", from Dolly’s nineteenth solo studio album, Here You Come Again, is released as a single in the UK.
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April 6, 1959: "Puppy Love", Dolly’s very first single, is released by Goldband Records.
Ben Childers is the administrator of The Dolly Parton Discography. A native of Tupelo, Mississippi, he grew up taking family vacations to the Smokies and Dollywood. His love for Dolly and her music reached a fanatical level in April 2013. After spending countless hours researching and cataloging Dolly's musical output, he decided to open a website dedicated to her discography.